Safety & Health Consultation Program

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Consultation Services in Montana

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry aims to improve workplace safety and reduce workplace injuries for all workers in the state. Our free consultation program and on-site workplace safety training provides a safety review of workplaces and job sites. Our professional staff will help employers identify and quickly address safety and health hazards to meet OSHA requirements and provide recommendations to eliminate or reduce hazards and improve the overall health and safety of employees, in both the private and public sectors.

Or, call (406) 494-0324 to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our program!

Have an OSHA Violation Complaint in the Private Sector?

If you need to file a complaint about an employer in the private sector, please contact the OSHA area office at (406) 247-7494.

  • There are no fees charged for the consultation, nor are fines or penalties levied for any safety or health hazards observed during the consultation. The consultation may include:

    • Workplace hazard assessments
    • Employee sampling to determine workplace exposures
    • Recommendations to control and eliminate safety & health hazards
    • Assistance with OSHA regulations compliance
    • Evaluation & development of safety & health programs
    • Safety & Health Management System evaluation
    • Safety & health training provided at SafetyFestMT
    • Education on the Montana Safety Culture Act requirements
    • Safety brochures and materials.

    With your cooperation and commitment, an effective consultation may reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

  • Employers or employees, with the approval from the employer, may request this service by contacting the Montana Consultation Program, at (406) 494-0324.
  • Please complete the form below click the "Send Request" button. 

    Once we receive your request, the request is assigned to a consultant who contacts you to set up an appointment at a time that is convenient for you.

    All safety consultations are conducted free of charge.

  • The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) is designed to recognize employers for OSHA standards compliance and their exemplary safety and health management systems. Worksites that receive SHARP recognition are exempt from OSHA programmed inspections for up to 2 years, and subsequent renewal for up to 3 years. 
    By achieving SHARP status, you have placed yourself in an elite group of small businesses that maintain exemplary safety and health management systems. In addition:
    • Work with Montana's Safety and Health Consultation Program to identify and implement best practices
    • Develop an innovative safety and health management system
    • Boost employee morale by creating a safe, healthy workplace
    • Involve employees to continuously improve workplace conditions
    • Receive national recognition from OSHA for achieving SHARP status
    • Improve efficiency by lowering worker compensation costs
    Last Updated 1/4/22
  • To Request a Consultation

    MT Safety & Health Consultation Program

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